Saag Paneer (Hansol Doh)

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Ingredients

  • Fresh coriander/cilantro
  • 2
    Green chilies
  • Kasuri methi
  • Onion
  • Cumin seeds
  • Kashmiri chili
  • Tomato purée
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Garam masala
  • Yoghurt/curd
  • Kasuri methi
  • Paneer cubes
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Fresh tomatoes
    (optional)

Instructions

1
Blanch greens in hot water for 1 min then immediately shock in cold water to halt cooking
2
Blend into fine paste with 2 Green chilies, bunch of Fresh coriander/cilantro, Kasuri methi (Can also add plain yoghurt + lemon juice also, but optional)
3
Fry dried Kashmiri chili + Onion + Cumin seeds til onions are translucent
4
Add Ginger-garlic paste + Tomato purée (can use fresh chopped tomato too. Tomatoes are optional, remember the dish will become less green if you do add them)
5
Add the puréed greens, adjust with water if needed
6
Add fresh Yoghurt/curd+ Garam masala. Stir well
7
Stir-in Paneer cubes + Kasuri methi and cook 3 min in the sauce
8
Make Tadka: in ghee & oil, fry cumin seeds, dried chili & flakes (+chili powder if you want the red tadka color), garlic until oil becomes fragrant
9
Drizzle over the dish as garnish! This step is really important if you want to add an extra dimension to the dish
10
Tadka are pretty common in Indian cuisine and you’ll understand why. Serve w/ hot basmati rice, roti/naan, enjoy!
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Blanch greens in hot water for 1 min then immediately shock in cold water to halt cooking